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Argentina. 2016 ‘Destruction of Firearms (Destrucción de armas de fuego).’ National Report of Argentina on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA); Part I (Sections 6.3.1, 6.3.2), pp. 18-19. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Argentina to the United Nations. 1 January

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Destrucción y entrega voluntaria de armas de fuego

El 02 de Octubre del 2013, se realizó un acto a través del cual se llevó adelante la destrucción de armas de fuego más grande del País. Este Operativo, sin precedentes, elimino en un solo día la suma total de 46.659 armas, más de lo que se destruyó en toda la década desde el 1992/2002.

EI Programa Nacional de Entrega Voluntaria de Armas de Fuego, vigente desde 2007, sacó de circulación 149.147 armas y 1.175.896 municiones…

Año: Armas Destruidas
2015: 21,253
2014: 14,420
2013: 61,673
2012: 17,878
2011: 23,250
2010: 20,168
2009: 51,672
2008: 32,825
2007: 20,037
2006: 305
2005: 4,808
2004: 11,200
2003: 14,471
2002: 4,381
2001: 3,925
2000: 14,822
1999: 709
1998: 2,626
1996: 1,376
1995: 3,650
1994: 916

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Destruction and Voluntary Surrender of Firearms

On October 2, 2013, the largest destruction of firearms in the country's history was carried out. In one day this operation eliminated a total of 46,659 firearms, more than the number destroyed in the decade 1992/2002.

The National Programme for the Voluntary Surrender of Firearms, in force since 2007, removed 149,147 firearms and 1,175,896 rounds of ammunition from commercial circulation…

Year: Destroyed firearms
2015: 21,253
2014: 14,420
2013: 61,673
2012: 17,878
2011: 23,250
2010: 20,168
2009: 51,672
2008: 32,825
2007: 20,037
2006: 305
2005: 4,808
2004: 11,200
2003: 14,471
2002: 4,381
2001: 3,925
2000: 14,822
1999: 709
1998: 2,626
1996: 1,376
1995: 3,650
1994: 916

ID: Q12298

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